11 – 12

Charcoal clouds glower
swallow sunshine, hope, and joy
autumn’s glow is gone
© Merril D. Smith 2017

Merril D. Smith is a historian and poet, sometimes at the same time.

This haiku haunted me from the first reading and introduces the “natural” monsters that inhabit our world.
This haiku is part of my MONSTER series.
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4 Responses to 11 – 12

  1. merrildsmith says:

    Reblogged this on Yesterday and today: Merril's historical musings and commented:
    Freya chose a few of my haiku for her “Monster” series. Here is the first one.

  2. merrildsmith says:

    Thank you so much, Freya!

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